Travelling Science Show

Today Year 3 had Adrian Bowden visit school with his travelling science show. We spent the morning watching the ‘Light and Sound’ show and this afternoon we watched ‘Marvellous Materials’. It was really fun and we got to take part and help him with the different investigations.  

Vitamin C and Scurvy

As part of our topic this half term we have been learning about James Lind and his discovery of how vitamin C cures scurvy. This afternoon we tasted different fruits and rated them from those that had the least vitamin C to those that had the most vitamin C based Read more…

Food Tasting – Year 3 Birch

This afternoon we have tasted a range of foods and organised them into fruits and vegetables. We tried things such as Mango, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Spinach, Carrots, Banana, Tomatoes, Cucumber and Grapes. We learnt that a fruit comes from a flowering plant and usually contain seeds, whereas vegetables  can Read more…

Greek Artefacts

We have spent our Topic lesson this afternoon exploring the Greek Artefacts topic box that we have rented from Touchstones Museum. We have had some brilliant discussions about what the artefacts were, what they were used for and what materials they were made from.  

Forest School

As part of outdoor classroom day and mental health awareness week we took part in a forest school taster session with Miss Steele and Mr Tompkins. We took part in lots of different activities: we went on the hunt for ‘something special’ we were shown how to make a campfire Read more…

Year 3 Birch – Computing

Today in Computing we have learnt about online safety and what we should and should not share with people through email. We discussed why sharing our personal details with people we don’t know could be dangerous and why we shouldn’t share them with our friends either.         Read more…

Year 3 Birch – Computing

Today during computing, we discussed the positives and negatives of different ways to send messages (for example: emails, texting, orally). We played Chinese Whispers to demonstrate how it can be difficult to relay a message orally if it goes through lots of people!

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